Development edit the x-wing series was envisioned as star wars meets top gun the first four books by michael stackpole are collectively known informally as the rogue squadron series, as together they form a self-contained plot involving the members of rogue squadron. Michael stackpole's x_wing series follows the adventures of wedge antilles and rogue squadron in the years following return of the jedi x-wing: rogue squadron is the first in the 4-book series stackpole successfully blends a military feel, a stereotypical elite (and unconventional) military unit, and the star wars universe to create an. In this first book, stackpole has taken the idea of rogue squadron, an elite x wing fighter group which we met in star wars, a new hope, and expanded it into a living, breathing entity the story begins about 65 years after a new hope.
Long before rogue one was conceived, there was another star wars story that followed another band of rogues: michael a stackpole's x-wing series these entries in the star wars expanded.
So when rebel hero wedge antilles rebuilds the legendary rogue squadron, he seeks out only the best, the most skilled, the most daring x-wing pilots through arduous training and dangerous missions, he weeds out the weak from the strong, assembling a group of hard-bitten warriors willing to fight and ready to die. Great isard's revenge is the eight book of the x-wing series it also marks the return of michael stackpole to the series he created it was released in 1999 in softcover format by bantam spectra books. Collects star wars: x-wing rogue leader #1-3, star wars: x-wing rogue squadron #1-8, star wars: x-wing rogue squadron handbook the greatest starfighters of the rebel alliance become the defenders of a new republic in this collection of stories featuring wedge antilles, hero of the battle of endor, and his team of ace pilots known throughout the galaxy as rogue squadron. Being a novel about an x-wing fighter squadron, rogue squadron is filled with space battles and dog fights and is action packed this is a fast paced star wars novel and is one of the better ones that i have read.
In today's episode of star wars talk, i review the star wars legends novel, star wars x-wing: rogue squadron by michael a stackpole the first book of the star wars: x-wing series. The first x-wing novel and possibly first star wars novel read by anthony heald an the first with high quality sound effects and score great starting point hope someday to have unabridged x-wing stories. Rogue squadron (1996) is the first novel in the star wars: x-wing series it was written by michael a stackpoleit is set at the beginning of the new republic era of the star wars universe and centers on the creation of a new rogue squadron by legendary rebel alliance pilot wedge antilles.
Michael a stackpole is the new york times bestselling author of many titles in the star wars universe, including many of the star wars x-wing novels and the new jedi order: dark tide novels onslaught and ruin. About the author michael a stackpole is the new york times bestselling author of many titles in the star wars universe, including many of the star wars x-wing novels and the new jedi order: dark tide novels onslaught and ruin. X-wing: rogue squadron, released in 1996, is part of the resurgence of the star wars universe that began with timothy zahn's thrawn trilogy in 1991-1993, a publishing success that led to what.
Michael a stackpole (born november 27, 1957) is a science-fiction and fantasy author he has written i, jedi, the dark tide duology and half of the x-wing book series he also wrote the short stories missed chance and elusion illusion. There is only one x-wing pilot to survive the missions against both death stars, in star wars and return of the jedi that pilot is wedge antilles, the leader of rogue squadron in this original graphic novel, wedge and crew fight something that cannot be outgunned or outdistanced--they fight a lie.
New york times bestselling author michael a stackpole presents a stirring new tale set in the star wars® universe: the dramatic story of a heroic x-wing pilot on the razor's edge between the force--and the dark side.
Michael stackpole, the author of the x-wing series, tweeted (and then blogged about) the unceremonious way in which he found out that the x-wing series is officially out of  new jedi order encyclopedia » x-wing novels out of print - 06. Rogue squadron (star wars: x-wing series, book 1) by michael a stackpole by michael a stackpole | mass market paperback 45 out of 5 stars - rogue squadron (star wars: x-wing series, book 1) by michael a stackpole. Hi mr stackpole huge fan of your books the movie rogue one doesn't seem to be about a squad of x-wing pilots according to the, admittedly, early reports of people who were at the announcement.